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Online fundraiser for separated migrant families has brought in over $18.5M, breaking records

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Hundreds of thousands of people upset about the separation of immigrant families at the border are putting their money into the fight, and making history in the process.

A Facebook fundraiser called "Reunite an immigrant parent   ... Read More

Unarmed black teen killed by cop wrote in 2016 poem: ‘I want my mom to never feel that pain’

Justin Merriman/Getty Images(PITTSBURGH) -- An unarmed African-American teenager killed by police while fleeing a traffic stop this week wrote a poem two years ago saying he never wants his mother to feel the pain of burying her son.

Antwon   ... Read More

Man with gun tattoo on face arrested for gun possession

Greenville Police Department(GREENVILLE, S.C.) -- A man in South Carolina with gun tattoo on his face has been arrested for illegally possessing a gun.

Michael Vines, who is federally prohibited from possessing a firearm, allegedly tried tossing away a   ... Read More

75 percent of Americans say immigration is a good thing: Gallup poll

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Three-quarters of Americans say immigration is a good thing, according to a Gallup poll released Thursday.

The number -- 75 percent -- is a "record-high" and includes majorities from all party groups, according to Gallup.

The   ... Read More

Koko the gorilla dies: ‘She taught me so much,’ trainer says

The Gorilla Foundation/Koko.org(NEW YORK) -- Koko, the western lowland gorilla who learned sign language and became a pop-culture phenomenon, has died at the age of 46, the group that cared for her announced Thursday.

The Gorilla Foundation, headed by   ... Read More

‘I acted to protect my family and others’: Pastor who shot Walmart gunman dead

KOMO-TV(OAKVILLE, Wash.) -- The pistol-packing pastor who gunned down a man allegedly on a carjacking rampage that left three people shot in Tumwater, Washington, on Father's Day, says he acted to "protect my family and others."

David George, a   ... Read More

Trump administration may house up to 20K migrant children at US military bases

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration is considering housing up to 20,000 unaccompanied migrant children on U.S. military bases, according to a U.S. official.

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) made the request to the Department of Defense   ... Read More

Family of unarmed teen shot dead doesn’t ‘want him to have died in vain’

Antwon Rose/Facebook(PITTSBURGH) -- The family of an unarmed teenager shot and killed by police while he was fleeing a traffic stop doesn't "want him to have died in vain," a family attorney said.

Antwon Rose, 17, who was African-American,   ... Read More

First day of summer brings flooding, extreme heat in some parts of US

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Thursday marks the first day of summer and the longest day of the year across much of the Northern Hemisphere.

New York City will experience 15 hours and 6 minutes of daylight, while Los Angeles will   ... Read More

Hawaii authorities arrest people taking selfies near Kilauea volcano

U.S. Geological Survey(HONOLULU) -- Lava from the Kilauea volcano eruption on the Big Island in Hawaii makes for very photogenic selfies and social media posts, but authorities are cracking down on thrill-seekers who are getting too close for comfort.   ... Read More

Could SAT and ACT scores become a thing of the past?

iStock/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) -- After the University of Chicago announced late last week it's scrapping a requirement for applicants to submit SAT or ACT test scores, some experts predict other colleges may soon do the same.

"I know other schools will   ... Read More

What’s next for children already separated from their families?

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Amid the Trump administration's crackdown on illegal immigration, thousands of children were separated from their families, while parents were prosecuted under a "zero-tolerance" policy.

On Wednesday afternoon, Donald Trump signed an executive order that he   ... Read More

Violations found at converted Walmart housing undocumented children separated from their parents

iStock/Thinkstock(BROWNSVILLE, Texas) -- Texas state inspectors identified nearly 250 violations at facilities run by Southwest Key, the non-profit organization now housing migrant children separated from their parents in a converted Walmart in Brownsville, Texas, according to records obtained by   ... Read More

Toddlers at a tender age facility were ‘traumatized,’ doctor says

Google(NEW YORK) -- The room being used at one of the so-called "tender age" facilities designated to house immigrant children looked "home-y" but something seemed wrong.

Colleen Kraft, the president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, told ABC News   ... Read More

Heartbreaking stories of children impacted by border crisis

John Moore/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Their names are a mystery and in some cases, their faces are too.

But the stories of the children caught in the crosshairs of the "zero tolerance" policy at the border are resonating with   ... Read More

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Online fundraiser for separated migrant families has brought in over $18.5M, breaking records

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Hundreds of thousands of people upset about the separation of immigrant families at the border are putting their money into the fight, and making history in the process.

A Facebook fundraiser called "Reunite an immigrant parent   ... Read More

Unarmed black teen killed by cop wrote in 2016 poem: ‘I want my mom to never feel that pain’

Justin Merriman/Getty Images(PITTSBURGH) -- An unarmed African-American teenager killed by police while fleeing a traffic stop this week wrote a poem two years ago saying he never wants his mother to feel the pain of burying her son.

Antwon   ... Read More

Man with gun tattoo on face arrested for gun possession

Greenville Police Department(GREENVILLE, S.C.) -- A man in South Carolina with gun tattoo on his face has been arrested for illegally possessing a gun.

Michael Vines, who is federally prohibited from possessing a firearm, allegedly tried tossing away a   ... Read More

75 percent of Americans say immigration is a good thing: Gallup poll

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Three-quarters of Americans say immigration is a good thing, according to a Gallup poll released Thursday.

The number -- 75 percent -- is a "record-high" and includes majorities from all party groups, according to Gallup.

The   ... Read More

Koko the gorilla dies: ‘She taught me so much,’ trainer says

The Gorilla Foundation/Koko.org(NEW YORK) -- Koko, the western lowland gorilla who learned sign language and became a pop-culture phenomenon, has died at the age of 46, the group that cared for her announced Thursday.

The Gorilla Foundation, headed by   ... Read More

‘I acted to protect my family and others’: Pastor who shot Walmart gunman dead

KOMO-TV(OAKVILLE, Wash.) -- The pistol-packing pastor who gunned down a man allegedly on a carjacking rampage that left three people shot in Tumwater, Washington, on Father's Day, says he acted to "protect my family and others."

David George, a   ... Read More

Trump administration may house up to 20K migrant children at US military bases

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration is considering housing up to 20,000 unaccompanied migrant children on U.S. military bases, according to a U.S. official.

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) made the request to the Department of Defense   ... Read More

Family of unarmed teen shot dead doesn’t ‘want him to have died in vain’

Antwon Rose/Facebook(PITTSBURGH) -- The family of an unarmed teenager shot and killed by police while he was fleeing a traffic stop doesn't "want him to have died in vain," a family attorney said.

Antwon Rose, 17, who was African-American,   ... Read More

First day of summer brings flooding, extreme heat in some parts of US

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Thursday marks the first day of summer and the longest day of the year across much of the Northern Hemisphere.

New York City will experience 15 hours and 6 minutes of daylight, while Los Angeles will   ... Read More

Hawaii authorities arrest people taking selfies near Kilauea volcano

U.S. Geological Survey(HONOLULU) -- Lava from the Kilauea volcano eruption on the Big Island in Hawaii makes for very photogenic selfies and social media posts, but authorities are cracking down on thrill-seekers who are getting too close for comfort.   ... Read More

Could SAT and ACT scores become a thing of the past?

iStock/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) -- After the University of Chicago announced late last week it's scrapping a requirement for applicants to submit SAT or ACT test scores, some experts predict other colleges may soon do the same.

"I know other schools will   ... Read More

What’s next for children already separated from their families?

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Amid the Trump administration's crackdown on illegal immigration, thousands of children were separated from their families, while parents were prosecuted under a "zero-tolerance" policy.

On Wednesday afternoon, Donald Trump signed an executive order that he   ... Read More

Violations found at converted Walmart housing undocumented children separated from their parents

iStock/Thinkstock(BROWNSVILLE, Texas) -- Texas state inspectors identified nearly 250 violations at facilities run by Southwest Key, the non-profit organization now housing migrant children separated from their parents in a converted Walmart in Brownsville, Texas, according to records obtained by   ... Read More

Toddlers at a tender age facility were ‘traumatized,’ doctor says

Google(NEW YORK) -- The room being used at one of the so-called "tender age" facilities designated to house immigrant children looked "home-y" but something seemed wrong.

Colleen Kraft, the president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, told ABC News   ... Read More

Heartbreaking stories of children impacted by border crisis

John Moore/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Their names are a mystery and in some cases, their faces are too.

But the stories of the children caught in the crosshairs of the "zero tolerance" policy at the border are resonating with   ... Read More

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